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    Ukraine clashes kill 8, hurting push for new truce (AFP)
    Aug27

    Ukraine clashes kill 8, hurting push for new truce (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels on Thursday reported the death of eight people in fresh clashes that endanger nascent talks on a new truce agreement for the war-torn separatist east. …read more Source: The West...

    Inside rebel-held Ukraine, where a small pocket of nationalists hope of a life without Russian interference
    Aug27

    Inside rebel-held Ukraine, where a small pocket of nationalists hope of a life without Russian interference

    Five miles inside rebel-held Ukraine, 40 worshippers are attending mass. At this distance from the front, the rumble of war is barely audible but the scars of recent conflict are all too visible. Stray timber planks hang, partly dislodged, from the chapel and the ground outside it as well as the nearby blocks of flats are pitted with the holes...

    Ray of hope descends on war-torn Ukraine
    Aug27

    Ray of hope descends on war-torn Ukraine

    Debt deal offers government opportunity to push through reforms …read more Source: Financial...

    Russian authorities burn 1.5 tonnes of imported food for BMW racing team
    Aug27

    Russian authorities burn 1.5 tonnes of imported food for BMW racing team

    Russia’s food safety watchdog has burned 1.5 tonnes of food imported for a BMW car racing team taking part in an event in Moscow, TASS news agency reported on Thursday. The destruction was part of Moscow’s programme of burning and bulldozing Western food, banned from Russia in retaliation for sanctions over the conflict in Ukraine....

    News24.com | 8 killed in fresh Ukraine clashes
    Aug27

    News24.com | 8 killed in fresh Ukraine clashes

    Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels have reported the death of eight people in fresh clashes that erupted despite ongoing talks on a new truce agreement for the separatist east. …read more Source:...

    Russia’s Love Affair with Germany
    Aug27

    Russia’s Love Affair with Germany

    Do you think Russians have only America on their minds? True, the U.S. is an ideal enemy for fanning the flames of collective hate and an ideal competitor for geopolitical games. But all the alleged grievances aside, has the U.S. ever played a significant role in Russia’s past or present? Not really—but another state has. Germany, of...

    Former Ukraine rebel head starts support group for Russian fighters (AFP)
    Aug27

    Former Ukraine rebel head starts support group for Russian fighters (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – A former leader of pro-Russian separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine on Thursday announced he was launching a support network for Russian volunteers who fought in the conflict and the families of those killed. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine jumps big hurdle in fight for its economy
    Aug27

    Ukraine jumps big hurdle in fight for its economy

    Ukraine agreed to restructure its debt——a key requirement for the country to continue receiving support from the IMF. …read more Source:...

    Final MH17 report due October 13: Dutch investigators
    Aug27

    Final MH17 report due October 13: Dutch investigators

    THE HAGUE – The final report into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over war-torn eastern Ukraine last year will be released in October 13, Dutch investigators said on Thursday. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Ukraine’s debt deal is better than defaulting – but it’s just a stop gap
    Aug27

    Ukraine’s debt deal is better than defaulting – but it’s just a stop gap

    Agreement gives most troubled economy in Europe some breathing space without solving its problems The debt deal Ukraine has painstakingly negotiated with its creditors is welcome and preferable to the alternative: a default that would have put additional pressure on the country’s shaky banks and led to both capital flight and a protracted...